Company Background

O’Connell Residence is a classical heritage building that has been converted into one of the most modern and finest student accommodation establishments in Melbourne. It offers a safe, comfortable, convenient and centrally located housing solution for students, allowing them to focus on their studies while being able to enjoy the best that this city has to offer.

The Riversdale Residence offers premium student accommodation to both international and local students. We invite you to join our community.


Only Minutes Away from Everything!

Located in the city, the sixty-nine room building offers quick and convenient access to RMIT, Melbourne University, Victoria University, The Catholic University, Holmes and Taylor’s Colleges, Queen Victoria Market, China Town and many shops and restaurants. Most of these places are within walking distance and for added convenience, the area is serviced by buses, trains and trams.

Smartcard – Safe and Intelligent

Electronic Smartcards issued to tenants operate security locksets to rooms and help keep accurate records of electricity consumption per room. This reduces wastage and means that there is no expensive sharing of electricity with other tenants.

Privacy and Comfort

All rooms are bathed in natural light and equipped with a generous wardrobe / cupboard, a comfortable desk and chair, and beds with spring mattresses. Most rooms have their own ensuite for added privacy and convenience.

Property Features

• Security camera surveillance in all common areas.

• Daily cleaning of common facilities such as the lounge, kitchen and washroom.

• Modern furniture and fittings.

• Large lounge and dining room with cable TV for students to relax and interact.

• Fully equipped kitchen with a private food locker and an individual food basket inside fridges for each student.

• Coin laundry

• Visitor intercom to all rooms

• Free Wi-Fi in common areas(daily data limit apply)

• Fast Wi-Fi connect in each room with low monthly fee.


Property Room Kitchen Bathroom
Student lounge ✓ Bed & Mattress ✓ Gas cook top ✓ Shower ✓
Dining Room ✓ Mattress Protector ✓ Oven ✓ Towel Rails ✓
Laundry ✓ Bedside drawers ✓ Toaster ✓ Toilet ✓
Lift ✓ Intercom ✓ Kettle ✓ Wash Basin ✓
Bike storage ✓ Wardrobe ✓ Microwave ✓ Mirror ✓
Cable TV ✓ Study Desk & Chair ✓ Fridge/ Food Basket ✓ Towels ✗
DVD Player ✓ Notice board ✓ Freezer ✓
Free Internet ✓ Hanger ✓ Food locker ✓
Heater /Air conditioning ✓ Heater ✓ Detergent ✓
Secure Door Entry ✓ Blinds ✓ Rubbish Bin ✓
Vacuum Cleaner ✓ Internet (option) Cleaning 7 days a week ✓
Wheelchair Accessible ✓ E/meter ✓ Dishwasher ✗
CCTV ✓ Air conditioner ✗ Pots & Pans ✗
Cleaning 7 days a week ✓ Mirror ✗ Plates, Bowls, Crockery ✗
TV ✗
Bed sheet ✗
Pillow ✗
Bin ✗